Good Samaritan Society Canistota is in Canistota, South Dakota, a city with a total of 1,160 people. Sporting an overall rating of B+, this looks like a very good nursing home. As far as we can see, this facility is a good fit for quite a few people. This place's strong profile was highlighted by its inspection score, which we will address in the next section.
Good Samaritan Society Canistota
- Nursing Home
- Memory Care
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
700 West Main St,
Canistota SD 57012
98.33% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
To go along with a strong overall grade, we gave this place a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Perhaps the most critical factor we consider in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a facility's inspection reports. Nursing homes with better scores in this category most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. While this nursing home had a few minor dings on its inspection report, it had no severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you that the inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
This nursing home fared well in the area of long-term care. Indeed, we awarded it a grade of A- for that area, which is one of our most favorable scores. In a long-term care environment, the facility's primary goal is to keep patients healthy and safe. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. After assessing the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we then analyzed the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 79.77528 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which happens to be a bit less than we expected but still a respectable figure. Although its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we like to see, we were pleased to find facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
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Short-term Care Quality
Turning to the third area, this facility also received a grade of B for its short-term care rating. This is an above average score in this category. Our short-term care scores are arguably more meaningful for people in need of a nursing home for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally utilizes more skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes not only nursing services, but also physical and occupational therapy, as well as other forms of therapy. It does not appear that this facility submitted data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Finally, we considered the number of residents who were able to return home from this nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Switching gears to our last area, this nursing home was given a decent nursing grade. Even though this was not quite as good as several of its other grades, this is really not a major area of concern. Our nursing score assesses the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We look at both the levels of training of the nurses as well as the number of hours spent with patients. This place provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis. This is a relatively low total compared to most other nursing homes. Finally, our nursing ratings also consider quality-based measures, such as avoiding major falls. Despite not having the highest total nursing hours per resident, this facility actually performed admirably in the area of preventing major falls. This is typically a good indicator that a place has sufficient quality controls in place. Many falls can be avoided if a facility supplies enough nurses to assist its patients.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Good Samaritan Society Canistota Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Good Samaritan Society Canistota, 6.44% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Good Samaritan Society Canistota, 5.62% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are considered by many experts to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Falls leading to injury are often the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Good Samaritan Society Canistota, 3.42% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often the result of facilities with lower levels of hygiene. Better hygiene protocols limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Keep in mind that this statistic is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Good Samaritan Society Canistota, 19.49% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents which are administered antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such medications are not medically indicated. However, some facilities may need to rely more on these medications due to having more patients suffering from cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Good Samaritan Society Canistota, 15.06% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is an indication of the percent of long-term care patients who were administered antianxiety medication. These drugs are prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Good Samaritan Society Canistota, 4.79% of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents exhibiting signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Good Samaritan Society Canistota, 95.19% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Good Samaritan Society Canistota, 16.7% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with ADL's may indicate decline of a patient's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Good Samaritan Society Canistota, 19.23% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percentage of long-term care residents who retained mobility levels. Many believe that mobility is important for residents' health.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Good Samaritan Society Canistota, 19.23 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical abilities of residents.
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